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Position at Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

From: Erin Schnepf <eschnepf>
Date: Tuesday, August 20, 2002
Temporary Assistant Conservator/Fellow, Objects
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art seeks applicants for an Assistant
Conservator/Fellow of Objects in our Conservation Department.  This
appointment will begin late fall 2002 and continue for 8 months. The
conservator will be working on an exciting project, generously
funded by the Getty Grant Program, as part of a team surveying a
12th century Yuan Dynasty wall painting measuring 50 x 20 feet.  The
detailed examination survey will also include a Chinese gilt carved
wood ceiling, (c.1444), and a set of lacquer and wood palace gates
(Beijing, 17th century) measuring 10 x 20 feet high.  These works of
art are located in an architectural setting in the Chinese Temple
Gallery of The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.  This position offers a
rare opportunity for close study of these rare masterpieces at a
museum that is famed for its Chinese collection.  Qualified
applicants will possess a degree in conservation or equivalent
experience.  Familiarity with Photoshop is a plus.  Experience with
wall paintings, polychromed wood and lacquer is desired.  We offer a
competitive benefits and compensation package. Should you posses the
qualifications required, please send letter of application and
resume, to:

    Human Resources
    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
    4525 Oak Street
    Kansas City MO 64111
    hrrecruiter [at] nelson-atkins__org

For more information please see <URL:>.


Erin Schnepf
Recruiter, Human Resources
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art
4525 Oak Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Fax: 816-561-7154

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